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Mon Jan 22, 2018, 01:08 AM

At Baltimore's Women's March, participants look to the future

As they made their way Saturday to the War Memorial Plaza, Celeste Perilla turned to her daughter and asked her why she thought they were going to the Baltimore Women’s March.

“Well,” said 5-year-old Lenore, “MLK marched and he was trying to make things better.”

Women took to the streets of downtown Baltimore, as well as across the nation and world, to try to make things better for women, for minorities, for sexual assault survivors and for immigrants in Maryland and across the country.

While there was no official count of the crowd, march organizer Charly Carter put the number at well over the 5,000 who attended last year’s event at North Charles and 33rd streets.

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-womens-march-20180120-story.html

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